Project Coordinator (Hybrid)

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Posted 23 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Butcher

Job description

We are working with Thunderful Development who are looking for a Project Coordinator to act as a key player in the production team. 

Thunderful Development is a studio that is part of Thunderful Games, and was formed by several indie companies coming together develop significant game titles, such as the award-winning SteamWorld series, known for its frequent genre-hopping and inclusive design, and more recent AA games like The Gunk and Lost in Random.

As a Project Coordinator at the studio, you will ensure that production is moving forward, deadlines and milestones are set and met, and that any concerns or issues are flagged. You’ll be reporting directly to the Lead Producer and Head of Development, informing them about the ongoing development and progress of the projects.

Your responsibilities…
  • Update and track schedules, roadmaps, and milestones, ensuring requirements and product goals are met for all projects
  • Support with establishing and following up on project budgets to ensure that projects are kept within budget
  • Support producers, associate producers, and leads in different disciplines with scheduling and resource management for multiple projects
  • Participate/lead meetings with producers, HR, recruiters, and other stakeholders to inform about and coordinate resource needs and opportunities within the organisation
  • Support with milestone planning and execution and facilitate successful renegotiations of its deliverables, if needed
  • Support production leadership and facilitate and encourage cross-discipline communication and cross-project and studio cooperation

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • 5+ years of experience as a producer, associate/assistant producer, or project manager within game development
  • Experience two or more shipped titles within a multi-project environment
  • Experience in project management and agile methods/tools
  • Experience managing a team through a full production cycle
  • Ability to prioritise with tight deadlines and follow through
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills

It's a bonus if you have…

  • Experience in both AAA and Indie development
  • Experience from working as an executive producer
  • Experience in JIRA or similar project management software
This position requires EU citizenship or a Swedish work permit.